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# education - Thursday 15 June, 2017

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan RIP This post contains videos

'Ireland has lost a fierce and dedicated campaigner': Tributes pour in for Ann Louise Gilligan

Dr Gilligan’s wife Katherine Zappone said she is “heartbroken”.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

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# education - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile LearnSignal.

Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks

The new technology campus will cost up to €1.25 billion to complete.

# education - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From Business ETC Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks Building And Property

Trinity is planning 'one of the largest projects since the IFSC' in Dublin's docks

The new technology campus will cost up to €1.25 billion to complete.

# education - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From Business ETC Cork council loses its bid for €800k in developer fees for a long-delayed science park Education

Cork council loses its bid for €800k in developer fees for a long-delayed science park

It wanted the money to fund services on the 60-plus hectare site at Curraheen.

# education - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From Business ETC Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training Startups

Two Irish brothers want to banish the classroom from accountants' training

As part of our weekly Startup Spotlight series, we profile LearnSignal.

# education - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

# education - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

'Six years on, we still have no school. I'm worried my daughter will never learn in a school building'

Parents and children held a protest outside the Dáil yesterday urging the government to provide them with a school.

# education - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

'It's not fair on our children - one classroom is so stuffy it's nicknamed the headache room'

Ballinteer Educate Together National School is sharing space with another school, despite having 230 pupils.

# education - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Child with an intellectual disability placed in hospital for three months

The Ombudsman for Children is concerned that this is a children’s rights issue and plan to pursue the issue in 2017.

# education - Monday 22 May, 2017

Elite US boarding school acknowledges decades of 'sexual misconduct' by staff

An investigation into St Paul’s School reviewed 34 current and former staff members.

# education - Monday 15 May, 2017

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# education - Sunday 14 May, 2017

Can schools link 'voluntary contributions' with schools tours and book schemes?

Voluntary contribution fees can cause stress for many parents who say they feel there’s an onus on them to pay – despite the ‘voluntary’ term.

# education - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# education - Friday 5 May, 2017

University of Limerick asks for review after claims of financial misconduct

Former employees have made claims of ‘inappropriate expenses’ at the university’s finance department.

# education - Thursday 4 May, 2017

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.

From Business ETC 'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting' Insights

'A good speech is like a miniskirt. Long enough to cover up but short enough to be interesting'

Public-speaking trainer Barbara Moynihan delivers a masterclass in making presentations.

# education - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

# education - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

From Business ETC 'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?' Insights

'I found myself in New Zealand thinking, what am I going to do with my life?'

After stints in construction and door-to-door sales, this teacher set up an online study-notes service.

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?

If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?

# education - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

# education - Friday 28 April, 2017

'I am genuinely sick worrying how I am going to pay for back to school costs this year'

A right is not a right if you have to pay for it, writes June Tinsley.

# education - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

# education - Monday 24 April, 2017

From Business ETC Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship' Education

Ryanair is putting €1.5m into Trinity College's new 'professor of entrepreneurship'

The donation comes as Ireland’s top business schools are planning major expansions.

# education - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

# education - Monday 17 April, 2017

Gap between teachers' pay is affecting staff morale - union survey

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland carried out a survey that indicates teachers’ morale at work is low because of the public pay dispute.

Government initiative to encourage more Travellers to become teachers

The initiative is aimed at encouraging disadvantaged groups into the teaching profession.

# education - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From Business ETC We're partnering with UCD to give one entrepreneur a scholarship worth up to €14,500 Education

We're partnering with UCD to give one entrepreneur a scholarship worth up to €14,500

The Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School course is tailor-made for entrepreneurs.

Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt'

The Irish government shouldn’t copy America’s corporate financing and student loan model, writes Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

Why do we have a census? Here's what the statistics are used for

Some of the summary results from last year’s census will be published today.

# education - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'Nobody’s ashamed to say they broke their leg, but there’s still a shame linked to mental illness'

Pieta House’s Resilience Academy aims to help young people deal with mental health issues.

# education - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

From Business ETC A global real estate giant is backing an exclusive new south Dublin private school Education

A global real estate giant is backing an exclusive new south Dublin private school

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

# education - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing'

This Portuguese pre-school teacher moved to Ireland and set up her own company.

# education - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From Business ETC 'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing' Insights

'At the start, I couldn't work out why people didn't want to buy something I thought was amazing'

This Portuguese pre-school teacher moved to Ireland and set up her own company.

# education - Friday 24 March, 2017

'An access programme shouldn't put up barriers': DIT u-turn on garda vetting for mature students

DIT’s garda vetting requirement for the mature student access programme was described as discriminatory.

FactCheck: Are Catholic schools more socially diverse than other schools?

FactCheck referees a dispute between representatives of the Iona Institute and Educate Together.

# education - Thursday 23 March, 2017

A Waterford firm that makes virtual reality videos for the classroom has raised a million euro

Suir Valley Ventures and Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Funds led the investment round.

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